Welcome To Our Department
The department of Travel and Tourism of St. Albert’s college started functioning in the year 2019. The department offers three-year vocational degree course in Travel and Tourism, affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries and has attained increasing recognition as a crucial sector with enormous potential for generating employment. B.voc Travel and Tourism is a work integrated degree programme which is more focused on providing the industry related skills to the students so that they can get better opportunities.
Students of the department play a prominent role in organizing innovative events and programs. A platform for hands on training in the form of internship and on-the-job training in various organization help students to apply their theoretical knowledge and prepare them to face challenges of job market.
The vision of the department is to provide quality oriented teaching that may bring out the potentiality of the students and thereby become a leading provider of tourism related education, supporting the growth of country’s tourism industry.
The mission of the department of Travel and Tourism is to become an agent for providing quality educational services and training programmes to develop competent and quality human resource for Travel and Tourism industry, taking into account of the present and futuristic requirements of the tourism sector.
21 Jun 2019 – First batch of Department of Travel and Tourism Started with 42 students
27 Sep 2019 – Organized World Tourism Day Celebration. As part of it, workshop conducted on theme-“Tourism and Job: A Better future for all”
Organized heritage site cleaning campaign at Fort Kochi.
15 Nov 2019 – Workshop on “Responsible Aqua Tourism” conducted by the Research department of Fisheries and Aquaculture in association with the Department of Travel and Tourism.
09 Jan 2020 – Took part in Albertian Educational Expo 2020
29 Jan 2020 – Organized international seminar on “Medical and Wellness Tourism”